Police say the trio boarded the bus shortly before midnight on June 9, then spat on the driver and used pepper spray. Surveillance images released to the public led to their arrest.
PORTLAND — Portland police arrested a young woman and two girls accused of attacking a bus driver with spit and pepper spray.
Sgt. Pete Simpson says an 18-year-old woman was booked into jail on charges of assault, disorderly conduct, unlawful use of pepper spray and interfering with public transportation. Two minors, a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old, face charges of disorderly conduct and unlawful use of pepper spray.
Simpson says the trio boarded the bus shortly before midnight on June 9, then spat on the driver and used pepper spray. He says surveillance images released to the public led to tips.
The bus driver was not seriously injured and returned to work.
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